THEATRE: SIMON TEDESCHI: GERSHWIN AND ME
2 Jun 2016 | 11amBook Tickets
Thrilling pianist Simon Tedeschi returns to Casula Powerhouse to take audiences on a journey through some of Gershwin’s best-loved music including Summertime, S Wonderful, The Man I Love, and Rhapsody in Blue, with a couple of surprise composers along the way.
Described as “pure brilliance” (Sydney Morning Herald, 2015) Simon Tedeschi is one of Australia’s most renowned pianists, performing in major concert halls throughout the USA (including Carnegie Hall), Europe and Asia, and for world leaders such as George W. Bush, Vladimir Putin, Nelson Mandela, and the Dalai Lama. His recordings have all made the top 5 in the ARIA charts with his Gershwin solo albums, Gershwin and Me and Gershwin: Take Two, and now The Gershwin Collection featuring on the bestseller lists nationwide.
Homemade beef or vegetarian lasagna | $15 per person
Arrive early for your complimentary tea or coffee and cake
“Gershwin has in many ways been the musical accompaniment to my life. Like any composer, however, George Gershwin was more than an island - he was a repository of cultural influences and experiences that informed his compositional style. From 19th century Russia to Tin Pan Alley, Stride piano to Cuba, Gershwin took everything in but invested them all with his unique sound. Join me on a personal journey through some of Gershwin’s works and classical composers in his world.”
Duration75 min (no interval)
Phone02 9824 1121
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